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Bobby F. Enwright - 87

11/30/1928 - 9/28/2016

Melbourne, AR

Bobby F. Enwright, age 87, passed away on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at Harbor Crest Home in Fulton, Illinois after fighting a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease. A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 2nd from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM at the Pape Funeral Home, with a remembrance to Bobby taking place at 3 PM. Burial will be at Comb’s Cemetery in Melbourne, Arkansas, where Bobby will be buried alongside his beloved wife Adean who passed August 1, 2016. Bobby Francis Enwright was born November 30, 1928, the son of Francis and Edith (Goddard) Enwright in Clinton, Iowa. He graduated from Elvira High School. Following high school Bobby enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1948 and retired in 1968 as a Master Sergeant after serving our country for 20 years. He fought in the Korean War and was also stationed in Alaska and Thailand. Bobby loved animals and after retiring, he raised several different animals on his small farm. He would take llamas, donkeys, goats and his small Corgi dog Maggie to different nursing homes to cheer up the residents. Bobby is survived by a daughter, Irene Enwright of Clinton; two sons, Michael Enwright of Wylie, TX and Billy Enwright of Corvalis, OR; grandchildren Jason (Michelle) Greve and Shane (Megan) Greve of Iowa City; three great grandsons, Isaac, Witten and Owen; a sister Phyllis Hasenkamp of Clinton; four step daughters, Sandy (Dale) Chandler and Susan Matheny both of California, Sandy Jones and Connie (Terry) Jones both of Alabama; several step grandchildren; several step great grandchildren and four nieces and their families. Bobby will be greatly missed by all. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Adean and two step sons, John and Gary Stamps. Memorials can be made to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.

Visitation:

A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 2nd from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM at the Pape Funeral Home, with a remembrance to Bobby taking place at 3 PM.

Service:

A visitation will be held on Sunday, October 2nd from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM at the Pape Funeral Home, with a remembrance to Bobby taking place at 3 PM.

2 Comments

  • Carla Andorf

    on 09/30/16

    Shane and family: I am so sorry for the loss of your grandpa. I hope you have the opportunity to reflect on your memories together and spending quality time with family during this difficult time. -Carla
  • Bethany Parker

    on 09/30/16

    With heartfelt condolences, I am wishing you and your family the strength to weather this difficult time.

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